Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.

Bible References

She is my sister

Genesis 12:13
Please say that you are my sister so that it may go well with me because of you, and that I may live on account of you.”
Genesis 20:2
Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.
Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man brings a snare,
But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted.
Matthew 10:28
Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
Colossians 3:9
Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,

Fair

Genesis 24:16
The girl was very beautiful, a virgin, and no man had had relations with her; and she went down to the spring and filled her jar and came up.